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Technology Director

  • Location:
    Birmingham, Leeds, London, Manchester, Marlow
  • Department:
    Exec Management
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Faisel Khan

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Are you currently driving a technology strategy for an MSP or within the channel, that's linked to sales growth?

Do you act as a technology evangelist for customers and vendors?


Join our Technology Team

The Technology function at Softcat is responsible for delivering a range of technology solutions to our customers across three main IT priorities: Hybrid Infrastructure, Digital Workspace and Cyber Security. Softcat's Technology Team are responsible for the strategy that creates, shapes, and influences the right products, services and solutions required by our broad range of customers across multiple markets.


Success. The Softcat Way.

Softcat is a major UK success story in technology solutions. We're a £1 billion+ pa turnover business with offices nationwide and a sterling industry reputation. We help customers to use technology to succeed, by putting our employees first. Our success is down to our people – and the platform we give them to prove their potential.


Does your current role see you collaborating with senior business leaders and subject-matter experts in developing a technology strategy?

The Technology Director will play a pivotal role in the development of Softcat's Technology strategy and future growth, setting the technical direction for the evolution of the skills, capabilities, and service offerings we have in the business. You'll ensure the business is able to prioritise the necessary product and service investments to deliver a relevant and aligned proposition to customers and vendors.

Forming part of the Softcat Leadership team, the Technology Director will represent a combined view of technology opportunities across multiple stakeholders from sales, services, customers, and partners.


You'll also be responsible for:

  • Connecting a technology strategy to our Sales and Services teams through strong collaboration with peers in each area
  • Developing, delivering and communicating the technology strategy at Softcat in support of our key priorities
  • Providing a customer-centric approach for stakeholders (including CxO), designing/implementing best-in-class IT solutions and services, supporting sales
  • Being a technology evangelist for our customers in support of sales; representing Softcat at industry events
  • Reviewing our existing propositions and identify opportunities for development or optimisation
  • Leading, managing and supporting technical personnel within the team and providing mentorship across our technology community


What we need from you

  • Outstanding business acumen; track record of technology, digital and innovation leadership in complex distributed businesses
  • Fully commercial approach with first class engagement skills at senior stakeholder, executive, supplier levels
  • A previous Technology Director or senior technologist background, with a network of senior level industry contacts
  • Ability to operate as a technology evangelist to customers and the technology industry, presenting at vendor/industry events
  • Excellent oral and written communication around collaboration of our propositions and sales collateral; strong presentation skills
  • Leadership and passion to develop individuals and teams working across departments to deliver specific outcomes


Work in a way that works for you  

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:  

  • Hybrid working – three days in the office and two days working from home  
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times you start and finish during the day  
  • Flexibility around school pick up and drop offs 


Working with us  

Wherever you work, we want you to experience the freedom and autonomy to realise your potential. You will feel supported by a team that celebrates individuality, encourages different perspectives, and embraces every background.  


Join us  

To become part of the success story, please apply now 

As part of our commitment to supporting, attracting and retaining the best diverse talent, Softcat is proud to partner with organisations like WORK180, My G Work and Black Young Professionals. Work 180 endorse employers that demonstrate on-going support for women at work, including offering benefits and policies that best support female employees. My G Work support us in our aim of attracting more LGBTQ+ talent. The BYP network support us in diversifying our talent pool by tapping into the black professional community.

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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefits include:

If you have any specific questions about working for Softcat, please check the FAQ section. If you can’t find the answer you are looking for, please email us at, and we’ll get back to you when we can.